Nexus Network Journal

, Volume 4, Issue 1, pp 59–82

Spirals and the Golden Section

  • John Sharp
Research Articles

DOI: 10.1007/s00004-001-0005-x

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Sharp, J. Nexus Netw J (2002) 4: 59. doi:10.1007/s00004-001-0005-x


The author examines different types of spirals and their relationships to the Golden Section in order to provide the necessary background so that logic rather than intuition can be followed, correct value judgments be made, and new ideas can be developed.


John Sharp spiral geometry golden number golden section extreme and mean ratio nautilus shells 
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© Birkhäuser Verlag, Basel 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  • John Sharp
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  1. 1.Watford HertsUnited Kingdom